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1,176 Possible Causes for Episodic Headache

  • Familial Cold Urticaria

    In Muckle-Wells syndrome, patients develop episodic fever, chills, rash, red eyes, joint pain, and severe headaches with vomiting. Episodes last from one - three days.[rheumatology.org] Patients with MWS commonly have arthritis and can experience episodes of headache (aseptic meningitis).[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Redness in the whites of the eye (conjunctivitis), sweating, drowsiness, headache, thirst, and nausea may also occur during an episode of this disorder.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cluster Headache

    Sodium oxybate may be a therapeutic option in attacks of episodic cluster headache. 2013 American Headache Society.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cluster headache, episodic intractable Episodic intractable cluster headache Headache, cluster episodic ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 339.01[icd9data.com] However, ICAD occurring in a patient with a known episodic cluster headache was only once previously described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tension Headache

    Note: When headache fulfils criteria for both 1.5 Probable migraine and 2.1 Infrequent episodic tension-type headache, code as 2.1 Infrequent episodic tension-type headache[ichd-3.org] Note: When headache fulfils criteria for both 1.5 Probable migraine and 2.2 Frequent episodic tension-type headache, code as 2.2 Frequent episodic tension-type headache (or[ichd-3.org] It is divided into infrequent episodic TTH (fewer than one headache per month), frequent episodic TTH (1 to 14 headaches per month), and chronic TTH (15 headaches a month[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paroxysmal Hemicrania

    Heat loss from the orbit, nose, cheek and temple was 0.75-1.5 degrees C greater on the symptomatic side during headache, and 0.25-0.75 degrees C greater between headache episodes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania (EPH) is a rare disorder characterized by discrete bouts of hemicranial headache separated by headache-free remissions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Visually evoked ERPs were measured in 50 patients with episodic cluster headache, 11 patients with chronic cluster headache, and 12 patients with chronic paroxysmal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Daily Headaches

    Patients with episodic headaches, such as migraines with interval-free periods, and patients with chronic daily headaches with very few headache-free days, are often evaluated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] headaches usually develop in people who have an episodic headache disorder, such as migraine or tension-type headaches, and take pain medications more than two days per week[barrowneuro.org] TACs include episodic and chronic cluster headache, episodic and chronic paroxysmal hemicrania, SUNCT, and hypnic headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Migraine

    Migraine is an episodic headache that is unilateral or bilateral, pulsating in quality, moderate to severe in intensity, and exacerbated by physical activity.[doi.org] headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] headache; these episodes were responsive to oral triptans.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Headache. Neck pain. 'Locking' episodes - inability to open or close the mouth. Inability to open the mouth is more common.[patient.info]

  • Insomnia

    Migraine headache. There is some evidence that taking melatonin before bed can prevent episodic migraine headache.[webmd.com]

  • Hypertension

    Episodic feelings 'as if about to die' or headaches, or paroxysmal sweats or palpitations, suggest phaeochromocytoma.[patient.info]

  • Essential Hypertension

    Episodic feelings 'as if about to die' or headaches, or paroxysmal sweats or palpitations, suggest phaeochromocytoma.[patient.info]

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